As data warehouses grow to 10 TB and beyond, the means by which they are designed and operated, and even the way in which analytics are executed, must change in order to maintain high levels of performance. The Shortcut Guide to Large-Scale Data Warehousing and Advanced Analytics explores the rationale for large-scale data warehouses, as well as the architectural alternatives for building them. It addresses the operational challenges of managing and monitoring these large data warehouses, and takes a fresh look at how to extract meaningful information from a data set of this size.
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Mark Scott is a senior consultant for Microsoft Consulting Services. He develops multi-tier, data-centric web applications. He implements a wide variety of Microsoft-based technologies, with special emphasis on SQL Server and Analysis Services. He is a Microsoft Certified System Engineer + Internet, Solution Developer, Database Administrator and Trainer. He holds A+, Network + and CTT+ certifications from COMPTIA. Mark has also written a number of books and articles. He has co-authored the MSDE Bible, eCommerce for Dummies, Professional Data Warehousing Using Microsoft SQL Server 2000 and Analysis Services, Special Edition Using Commerce Server 2002 and other books. He regularly writes articles for technical publications and speaks at national conferences. He has also written courses and conducted national tours for Microsoft and a variety of other organizations.
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